by Kris LaGrange | on Jul 31, 2013

The NLRB Board: We did it!

We made the calls and it happened. The US Senate voted to confirm a full package of nominations to the National Labor Relations Board. GOP Senators agreed to end their obstruction of any nomination...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jul 31, 2013

OSHA: Stay cool

How can heat illness be prevented? Employers are responsible for providing workplaces that are safe from excessive heat. Employers should provide workers with water, rest and shade; should gradually...

by Leo Yanez | on Jul 25, 2013

Cayuga Plant repowering effort logistics

We would like to provide you with an update on our progress leading up to Monday's public hearing to support the repowering effort of the Cayuga Plant. As you are probably already aware, we had a...

by Don Daley | on Jul 24, 2013

Newsday & 3rd District Youth Caucus

I am happy to announce that this Friday, thousands will see an ad in the Newsday Storm Preparedness Guide starring IBEW 1049 titled "You Can Count on Us." Much effort went into the...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jul 23, 2013

Why we love NYSUT

New York State United Teachers President Dick Iannuzzi called on the U.S. Department of Justice to conduct a full investigation into any potential civil rights violations committed against Trayvon...

by Jeff Davis | on Jul 22, 2013

Duquesne Light Negotiations

The Union and Duquesne Light have reached an agreement to open Contract Negotiations for 2013. The opening session will occur on Tuesday, July 30th. At this session the Union will present the Company...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jul 19, 2013

PA AFL-CIO: Voting Rights Petition

A rally took place with civil rights leaders, union brothers and sisters, and activists who are fighting every day to protect our most basic rights as citizens. The crowd gathered at the State...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jul 12, 2013

Protest Wal-mart

Unions and activists were planning on protesting the opening of a crappy Wal-Mart supermarket in Levittown, NY. When Wal-Mart heard of their plans, they announced a "permit delay" in the...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jul 12, 2013

Can we count on you?

Monday, July 1, 2013 was the annual Long Island Federation of Labor's Congressional Night. It is a chance for hundreds of Labor activists to meet with our Long Island Congressional delegation and...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jul 11, 2013

Bloomberg News

Originally Reported in Bloomberg News: An electrical crew works on overhead lines in Melville, New York following Hurricane Sandy. Four days before Hurricane Sandy struck in October, Consolidated...

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